A Salute To Sharanya

Posted: July 11, 2012

salute to a young womanM. Sharanya, a 21 year engineering student, had met with a road accident near Erode in Tamil Nadu a few days ago, and was declared brain dead by doctors soon after. Her death came shortly after her engineering results in which she had scored 94% marks, and she was on the threshold of what may have been a brilliant career.

Her parents respected her wish that her organs be donated so others could live. Her heart valves, kidneys, liver and eyes were harvested and are possibly already giving someone else a new life.

We, the regulars at Women’s Web need to salute not only the indomitable spirit of the young girl, but also that of her grieving parents.

Rest in Peace, Sharanya.

If tears could build a stairway and memories a lane, I’d walk right up to heaven and bring you home again.

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  1. yes she teaches an important lesson to us, to not be selfish atleast after death.!

  2. Hats off Sharanya & family! You set a great example. May her soul rest in peace and others who got life through her value the same!

  3. organ donation saves lives even after the donor has has lost his/her own. rest in peace Sharanya. may her family have the patience to bear the loss.

  4. My Salute to Sharanya. May her Soul Rest in Peace!
    Her parents r praise worthy for passing such values to their Daughter. This is the real Human spirit!!! May God Bless them and shall help them to recover from such tragic incident.

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